Insect pests of stored grain and grain products identification, habits and methods of control by R. T. Cotton

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Published by Burgess Publishing Company in Minneapolis, Minn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Grain -- Diseases and pests.,
  • Insects, Injurious and beneficial.,
  • Fumigation.

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Statementby Richard T. Cotton ...
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LC ClassificationsSB608.G6 C65
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 242 p.
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6419703M
LC Control Number41013626
OCLC/WorldCa1655772

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Each entry contains at least one color photograph. Stored Grain Insect Reference March Page 1 Abstract Five primary pests cause most of the insect damage to grain in storage and shipment. These are the granary weevil, the rice weevil, the maize weevil, the lessor grain borer or Australian wheat weevil, and the Angoumois grain moth.

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Coleoptera (beetles) and .Insects Infesting Stored Grain and: Seeds Harold H. Shepard INSECT PESTS became important in stored grain soon after man first learned to keep grain for seed and food purposes.

The human race, in its explorations and migrations, usually carried these insects along. For instance, the remains of both granary and rice weevils.Stored product pests are found in almost every home at some time. Yet few people recognize why stored product pests occur, or how to identify them.

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